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Influx of Phantom Forces product info surfaces
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Elite Trainer Box

Set to be released Nov. 5
The first wave of product information has been released for the upcoming Phantom Forces expansion. As expected, the expansion will feature Theme Decks, boosters, and an Elite Trainer Box, but will also release a Launch Kit and a small, 60-card Collector's Album. The set will be released November 5, 2014.

Reported on Bulbanews by Maverick Nate on Saturday

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Korean Rising Fist available Aug 28
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Booster art

Promotional card box available same day
The third XY Era expansion has been announced for Korean release. The Rising Fist expansion will make its way to Korean audiences on August 28. A Rising Fist promotional card box based on the Japanese Mega Lucario Box is available now and has similar contents to the Japanese release, most notably the promotional Hawlucha-EX. The set is out of 96 cards and will simply be the localized version of the Japanese release.

Reported on Bulbanews by Maverick Nate on Saturday

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This week

Today

Battle Arena Deck product image reveals Xerneas, Yveltal Promo
Xerneas to be XY31, Yveltal currently unknown
Palace Book to be new promo for Palace format tournaments
Unnumbered Palace Book promo replacing Palace Belt
V-Jump magazine to include Gengar Spirit Link promo
Promo numbered 055/XY-P to release in November issue
Pokémon Art Academy North American release date announced
Game to release Oct. 24

News in brief

2014 World Championships winners and finalists announced
Se Jun Park and Andrew Estrada are VGC and TGC masters champions
New English language manga publisher emerges
Shogakukan Asia to continue publication of Pokémon manga in Southeast Asia
The Pokémon Company to announce a new project Aug. 26
Monthly Famitsu to host a live Niconico stream
Pokémon Trading Card Game Online coming to iOS
To be released later this year
Super Rumble and Rumble U on sale in Europe
33% price reduction from August 21 to August 28

Recent columns

Recent opinions

Fans campaign for Chinese localization of Pokémon games
Over 7000 fans from the Greater China region support petition for localization

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Letters to the editor


Next on TV

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Pocket Monsters XY
Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. JST
XY040
XY040
セレナVSナナ!ポケビジョン対決!!
Serena VS Sana! PokéVision Showdown!!
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XY series
Saturday, Aug. 23, 8:00 a.m. EST
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XY032
The Aura Storm!
See all upcoming episodes


Distribution events

On location

Distribution Start End Location Game(s)
385 2014 Tanabata Jirachi Aug.
1
Aug.
31
Japan
Japan
XY
666Pok Pokémon Center Vivillon Aug.
1
Aug.
31
Japan
Japan
XY
025 Pikachu Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
133 Eevee Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
134 Vaporeon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
135 Jolteon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
136 Flareon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
196 Espeon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
197 Umbreon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
470 Leafeon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
471 Glaceon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
700 Sylveon Oct.
12
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY
719 Movie Diancie July
19
Sept.
30
Japan
Japan
XY

Nintendo Network

Distribution Start End Game(s) Game region
214 Tough Heracross Aug.
13
Sept.
17
X American region American Unknown
127 Tough Pinsir Aug.
13
Sept.
17
Y American region American Unknown

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Serial code

Distribution Start End Game(s) Game region Code source
445 CoroCoro Garchomp Nov.
15
Aug.
29
XY Japanese region Japanese December 2013 CoroCoro Comic
006 CoroCoro Charizardite Y Charizard March
15
Aug.
29
X Japanese region Japanese March 2014 CoroCoro Comic
006 CoroCoro Charizardite X Charizard March
15
Aug.
29
Y Japanese region Japanese March 2014 CoroCoro Comic
Heracronite Heracronite Aug.
18
Aug.
31
X American region American GameStop
Pinsirite Pinsirite Aug.
18
Aug.
31
Y American region American GameStop
385 Wishing Star Jirachi Aug.
5
Sept.
14
XY Korean region Korean Movie 6 screenings (South Korea)
125 Spring 2014 Electabuzz April
4
Sept.
30
XY PAL region PAL Various retailers
126 Spring 2014 Magmar April
4
Sept.
30
XY PAL region PAL Various retailers
491 Wonderland Darkrai April
19
Sept.
30
XY Japanese region Japanese Movie 17 ticket pre-order (Japan)
491 Movie Darkrai Aug.
7
Sept.
30
XY Japanese region Japanese Movie 17 ticket pre-order (Taiwan)
666Pok Gamescom 2014 Vivillon Aug.
14
Sept.
30
XY PAL region PAL Gamescom 2014
Master Ball Master Ball July
19
Oct.
15
XY Japanese region Japanese The Thieves and the 1000 Pokémon
006 XY Series Charizardite Y Charizard July
29
Oct.
31
X Taiwanese region Taiwanese Nintendo Hong Kong quiz
Nintendo Taiwan quiz
006 XY Series Charizardite X Charizard July
29
Oct.
31
Y Taiwanese region Taiwanese Nintendo Hong Kong quiz
Nintendo Taiwan quiz
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